Mobily offers free Wi-Fi in more than 1,300 locations

3 Oct 2014

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), Saudi Arabia’s second largest cellco in terms of subscribers, has announced the launch of a free Wi-Fi service in Mina, Arafat and Muzdalifah, all of which are situated in the Makkah Province. Zawya reports that the company has added 1,300 Wi-Fi access points across the selected areas; the upgrade was completed just days ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, with around 1.4 million people expected to arrive in the country for the religious festivities. Potential users are obliged to provide their mobile phone numbers with international code in order to obtain access the free service.

Saudi Arabia, Mobily (Etihad Etisalat)